Sea of Thieves Anniversary logo on black background with skull cutout

Sea of Thieves: Available now with Xbox Game Pass or for purchase


Included with Xbox Game Pass


Exclusively on:

Xbox One logo Windows 10 logo

4K Ultra HD logo High Definition Range (HDR) Logo Xbox One Play Anywhere logo

Game requires Xbox Live Gold (sold separately)

Neon Xbox Game Pass logo surrounded by box art for Forza Horizon 4, Playerunknown Battleground, Crackdown 3, sea of thieves anniversary edition, halo and Hellbade: senua's sacrifice

Play Sea of Thieves with Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass members can play Sea of Thieves, plus over 100 high-quality games for one low monthly price. Not a member?



Sea of Thieves offers the essential pirate experience, packed to the seams with sailing and exploring, fighting and plundering, riddle solving and treasure hunting – everything you need to live the pirate life you’ve always dreamed about. With no set roles, you have complete freedom to approach the world, and other players, however you choose.

What's new with Sea of Thieves

Sea of Thieves Fort of the Damned logo on a room with a skeleton in a broken cage with two large skeleton statues with hoods and glowing green eyes

Sea of Thieves: Fort of the Damned

Get ready for Fort of the Damned, the October update to Sea of Thieves. Team up with other crews to take down this new threat and earn huge rewards, including a guaranteed Chest of Legends.

That’s not all: play shanties on the new banjo, bond with a spooky skeleton pet, compete in a duo Sloop in The Arena and browse batches of new cosmetics for you and your ship. See you on the seas!

separator, skulls
separator, skull and sword
Top view of ship sailing into the beach

True Pirate Experience

Sail, fight, loot and explore in this shared-world pirate adventure, packing six major updates!

two crew members firing cannons into oncoming ships

Victory Awaits

Embrace the spirit of competition in The Arena, the ultimate test of pirate mastery for riches and glory.

first person view of character sword fighting an enemy

Immersive action and adventure

A rich, fantastical world of unspoiled islands, monsters and mythical creatures.

Sea of thieves character standing behind harpoon weapon

Seek out treasure and adventure

Sail together on voyages to distant shores on the hunt for riches and renown. Unravel ancient riddles, face off against hordes of monstrous creatures or plunder from other pirate crews – the choice is yours!

3 pirates on the bow of a pirate ship on the open seas
Insider Programme logo

Join our Insider Programme

We're calling on the community's boldest pirates to venture into the unknown and help us test exciting new features early, give us feedback and get a little something for their help.

A pirate swimming with two sharks under water A pirate swimming with two sharks under water

Game details

A shared-world adventure game that lets you be the pirate you’ve always dreamed of in a world of danger and discovery. Explore a vast ocean where any sail on the horizon could mean a ship filled with real players who may be friends or foes. Form a crew and voyage to treasure-filled islands, face legendary creatures and test your mettle in epic ship battles against other pirates.

4K: 4K Ultra HD not available on the Xbox One or Xbox One S consoles.

HDR: HDR functionality available with supported games and TVs.

Xbox One X Enhanced: Enhanced features for Xbox One X subject to release of a content update. Games information at

Xbox Play Anywhere: Play Anywhere on the Xbox One or Windows 10 PC; PC hardware requirements may vary for games on Windows 10.

Additional information



  • Crude Humour
  • Use of Alcohol
  • Violence
  • Publisher
  • Xbox Game Studios
  • Developer
  • Rare
  • Genre
  • Action-adventure
  • Platforms
  • Xbox One and Windows 10
  • Release date
  • 20 March 2018

System requirements

OS Windows 10 Anniversary
Processor Intel Q9450 @2.6 GHz or AMD Phenom II X6 @ 3.3 GHz
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 or AMD Radeon 7750
DirectX 11
OS Windows 10 Anniversary
Processor Intel i5 4690 @ 3.5 GHz or AMD FX-8150 @ 3.6 GHz
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 or AMD Radeon R9 380x
DirectX 11

Get the game

Included with the Xbox Game Pass

Play Sea of Thieves and over 100 more high-quality games for one low monthly price with Xbox Game Pass.


Buy download

Packed to the seams with sailing and exploring, fighting and plundering, riddle solving and treasure hunting, Sea of Thieves has everything you need to live the pirate life you’ve always dreamed about.

£XX.XX with Xbox Game Pass

Sea of Thieves Gear

Fly your gaming colours and show off your fandom

Xbox merchandise - A shirt with a Sea of Thieves logo

Elevate your game

An Array of Xbox Design Lab Controllers

Xbox Design Lab

New Camo and Shadow options. Choose from over a billion colour combinations to make it yours.

Detail view of Play and Charge Kit

Xbox One Play & Charge Kit

Detail view of Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2

Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2

Save [[PLACEHOLDER1]] days hours minutes day hour minute [[PLACEHOLDER2]] remaining [[PLACEHOLDER]] with Xbox Live Gold [[PLACEHOLDER]] with Xbox Game Pass [[PLACEHOLDER]] with EA Access User rating BUY NOW PRE-ORDER NOW DOWNLOAD NOW box shot Buy [[PLACEHOLDER]] from the Microsoft Store Pre-order [[PLACEHOLDER]] from the Microsoft Store Download [[PLACEHOLDER]] from the Microsoft Store Download ([[PLACEHOLDER]])